September minutes summary from Kimball School Board

The Kimball School Board held their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. The annual audit was presented by BerganKDV indicating the District is in good financial condition ending the year with a positive unrestricted fund balance of 16.51%. Ehlers presented the results of the sale of Facilities Maintenance bonds with an interest…

EV-W shifts to hybrid instruction model

Each Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) releases COVID-19 rates by county. The Department of Education and MDH use these rates to determine which instruction model is safe for individual districts based on their primary county. Before school started, each district had to make specific plans for three modes of instruction: in-person, distance, and…

Back to school, 2020 style

Kimball students returned to school on Thursday, Sept. 3. Above (and on page 12), Kimball Elementary Students arrive at school that morning to be directed to separate entrances by grade; the goal is to keep students from congregating as they arrive to and depart from school. KES students, to start, will attend in-person classes Monday/Tuesday…

Chamber welcomes teachers
On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Marilyn and Leo Wirth, and Claire and Avery Maus arrived at the Tri-County News office at about 12:35 p.m. to assemble welcome-back bags for Kimball teachers. Various items were donated by local businesses, many of them Kimball Chamber members. Those items were placed in about 140 small swag bags. The task…
KAHS welcomes new activities director/ head football coach

By Pat Garry, staff writer Clay Anderson, a 1982 Northfield High School graduate, is the new activities director and head football coach at Kimball Area High School. Anderson graduated from St. Olaf College in 1986, and he holds a Master’s Degree in Education through St. Mary’s University. Clay’s wife Melissa Radeke is superintendent of schools…

Fall Kimball Community Ed. programs as of Sept. 1

Kimball Community Education is committed to offering youth and adult enrichment and recreation programs, classes and activities this fall that continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in regards to COVID-19. Contact the Director of Community Education Celest Stang…

Kimball entrance conferences

Kimball Schools are hosting entrance conferences, by appointment, on Monday, Aug. 31, and Tuesday, Sept. 1. Call your student’s school if you have not yet set up your appointment. Classes will begin Thursday, Sept. 3 for Kimball students.

Back to School Open House

Eden Valley-Watkins Second- ary School will host an Open House for incoming seventh-grade students and new families from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. Masks will be required, and there will be a limit of three individuals per family for admittance. Students and their families have been divided into two groups for social distancing purposes. Those…

Kimball Class of 1985 Reunion

You are invited to attend the Kimball 1985 Class Reunion from 6 p.m.-? Friday, Aug. 28, at Rollie’s Bar, 940 35th Ave. N.E., Sauk Rapids.

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